Category archives: Foreign

  • Bluey

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM Bluey (short, 14m) by Darlene Johnson – [BUY TICKET] Bluey, an angry young woman trapped in a life of violence, meets a mystery mentor who could change everything. Bluey is a story of courage, heart and the fight for survival.
  • We Love Moses

  • We Love Moses (short, 15min) by Dionne Edwards – When Ella was twelve, she had her first fight. And when she was twelve, she discovered sex. Now eighteen, Ella reflects on how her obsession with her older brother Michael’s best friend Moses left her with a secret she still carries.
  • Lost Boy

  • Lost Boy by Aisha Porter-Christie SAT | YOSHI’S | 12PM-2PM A 12 year old Jamaican runaway sneaks back into to his home town for what he assumes will be a routine visit with his best friend. Things don't quite go according to plan... Director Biography Aisha Porter-Christie spent her childhood in rural Jamaica – drawing stick figure comics and decapita[...]
  • Circus Without Borders

  • Sunday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 1pm Circus Without Borders (70m, U S A)  dir. by Susan Gray CIRCUS WITHOUT BORDERS is an enlightening tale of two circus troupes from opposite ends of the globe who converge to realize a common dream. Using circus arts as a means of self-expression and cultural exchange, the two circuses -- Artcirq in the Canadian Arctic and Kalabante in West Afr[...]
  • Shortage of Children

  • Saturday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 5:45pm Marie-Hélène Roux, writer/director Winter 1963…Two children, Camelien (10) and Lenais (5), from the Reunion Island are taken away from their mother to help in the resettlement policy of the French government. Instead of going to school and receiving an education, Camelien is going to serve as labor in an isolated farm. Director:[...]
  • King of Guangzhou

  • FRIDAY 6/12 AAACC  (Buriel Clay Theater) 1:30pm King of Guangzhou (16m, China) dir. by Quester Hannah A Nigerian man expecting a child with his Chinese partner fights deportation from her home country.   Quester Hannah | Facebook  
  • The Road We Travel

  • Saturday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 12pm The Road We Travel by Alexandra Nicolaides After arriving in Uganda without any money, a downtrodden photographer befriends a local taxi driver who offers him a place to stay, forcing him to embrace a culture very different to his own.   Director: Aidan Belizaire Aidan is a musically trained film and TV director[...]
  • Irons In The Fire

  • Irons In The Fire (23m, United Kingdom) dir. by Yoav Segal Narrated by the Golden Globe winning actor, Idris Elba. 'Irons In The Fire' tells the stories of five young people who have discovered a passion that is transforming their lives. these include Ben - a crack dealing car-thief who, whilst in prison, enrolled on a cooking apprenticeship that changed his world. And 17 year old Ashley:[...]
  • Hagereseb

  • FULL MOVIE Saturday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 12pm Hagereseb (38m, U S A) dir. by Zia Mohajerjasbi It's 1997 in Seattle's Yesler Terrace, and 10-year-old Abai is on a quest to find fresh batteries for his Casio keyboard for one last music lesson with his older brother Sam before seeing him sent back to their native Eritrea, indefinitely. Hagereseb | Facebook  
  • Stroll

  • dir. by Ann Verrall Lauren has been working in the sex trade in Toronto. She suddenly returns to her small rural African Nova Scotia community after a five-year absence. Not even the funeral of her beloved grandmother had brought her back. Her child has been raised by her staunchly Christian mother Ardella. The harsh judgment of Ardella makes Lauren want to stay in her grandmother's empty house[...]